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Best Start and Day 1 of Kinder

Best Start Assessment

Best Start Kindergarten Assessment is a one-on-one assessment designed to identify each student's literacy and numeracy skills at the beginning of Kindergarten. Best Start measures a student's level of understanding as they commence schooling in relation to the National Literacy and Numeracy Progressions.

Best Start is inclusive—all children have the opportunity to participate. Accommodations can be made for students with confirmed disabilities and/or special needs.

Best Start Assessment dates at Wollondilly...

Towards the end of this year, you will receive a letter to inform you of your child's Best Start assessment date and time. This assessment will take approximately 45 minutes and will be conducted by one of the Kindergarten teachers.

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Commencement of Kindergarten 2025

Later this year, you will receive a letter to let you know of the start date and a time to bring your child to school. Students commence full days at school, 5 days a week, from this date.